Monthly Archives: March 2019

750 Speed cameras added to NYC safety toolkit

After four  years of heroic advocacy by Families for Safe Streets and Transporation Alternatives,  and a Hail Mary save by the joint efforts of Governor Cuomo and Council Speaker Corey Johson, the new Albany legislature has finally adopted a sensible package of bills to allow more speed cameras around schools.
The increase from  140 to 750 [...]

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True Democracy: vote for $$$

We particularly like the tree guards and the bus clocks , which both benefit such a large number of pedestrians in our district.

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2. Vote in person at any of the following poll sites:
THE LGBT CENTER
208 West 13th Street
Saturday, March 30, Sunday, March 31
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14th Street users deserve Fully Protected Bus Lanes

 
At the last meeting of Manhattan Community Board 4′s Transporation committee, the public contributed many ideas to make bus rides more effective on this corridor, especially considering the next two years of misery commuters will experience once the construction starts on the L line, after 8 p.m.
A local architect brought the hyper-realistic model of buses [...]

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Congestion Pricing brings massive benefits to everyone – please call

This is the last week of the state budget session in Albany, and that means this is our last shot to take action to pass congestion pricing in New York City. We could save 17,000 injuries and 71 deaths in the next two years and make our rides reliable while saving significant transit time. congestion pricing [...]

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Protected intersections will be standard on 11th Avenue bike lane

Last Month, New York City DOT gave MCB4′s Transportation Committee a comprehensive update on the roll out of a newly configured 11th Avenue, with a one-way section from 40th Street to 57th Street and two-way below 40th Street. This project is part of the DOT’ Study of Hell’s Kitchen started in 2007  at CHEKPEDS’ request [...]

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